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[audio]Labor Express for 4-17-05 - Jerry Mead
Victory in SEIU Local 880's campaign to organize Illinois' child care workers. The dangers of CAFTA (the Central American Free Trade Agreement).
Keywords: labor; work; Chicago; union; movement; worker; rights; justice
Downloads: 84
[audio]Labor Express for 3-27-05 - Jerry Mead
This is the March 27th 2005 edition of Labor Express. In this episode: Interview with Gabe Gonzalez of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) and Martin Manteca of SEIU on the current state of immigrant's rights. Part 1 of an interview with Katie Jordan of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) on the history of CLUW and the concerns of working women. And a special WIN feature on organizing by women in the global sex trade.
Keywords: labor; work; Chicago; union; movement; worker; rights; justice
Downloads: 124
[audio]Labor Express Radio for 4-29-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-29-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode we cover a controversial ICE (immigration) raid in the Mexican neighborhood of La Villita on Chicago South-West Side, in which agents invaded a busy strip mall with automatic rifles and detained over a hundred Latino shoppers. The episode also includes a speech given in Chicago by labor journalist and activist David Bacon about the relationship between free trade and immigration...
Keywords: labor; chicago; justice; workers; unions; rights; work; movement; immigration; immigrants; Mexican; INS; ICE; NAFTA; David Bacon; free trade
Downloads: 273
[audio]Labor Express Radio for 4-15-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-15-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. The CIW (Coalition of Immokalee Workers) win their campaign against the McDonald’s corporation, when McDonald’s concedes to all the farm workers demands. I interview CIW member Gerardo Reyes about this victory. The program also includes live in-studio interviews with Jason Wallach who works with unions in El Salvador, and Benjamin Dangl, author of The Price of Fire: Resource Wars and Social Movements in Bolivia...
Keywords: labor; chicago; justice; workers; unions; rights; work; movement; CIW; farm workers; McDonald’s; Immokalee; El Salvador; Central America; Bolivia; Venezuela; Jason Wallach; Benjamin Dangl; Gerardo Reyes
Downloads: 85
[audio]Labor Express for 9-11-05 - Jerry Mead
On the 4th anniversary of 9-11 (and the 32nd anniversary of the coup in Chile) Labor Express includes an interview conducted by our friends at WIN with U.S. Labor Against The War national organizer Michael Eisencher about the anti-war protests that will be held in D.C. the weekend of Sept. 24th-25th. We also feature Bob Kingsley's organizing report at the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) convention held in Chicago in late August.
Keywords: Labor; UE; war; iraq; USLAW; Chicago; work; union
Downloads: 165
[audio]Labor Express for 9-4-05 - Jerry Mead
Our Labor Day 2005 episode features a half hour special produced by our friends at WIN looking back on events in the labor movement over the past year. (PLEASE EXCUSE MY REFERENCE TO AN INTERVIEW WITH HOWARD ZINN IN THIS PROGRAM--THE INTERVIEW IS ACTUALLY WITH ZINN'S CO-EDITOR ANTHONY ARNOVE). We also have a report on the struggle of Boilermakers Local 484 against Celanese Corp. in Meredosia Illinois where local police in the pay of the company terrorize union members...
Keywords: labor; Meredosia; Boilermakers; Katrina; solidarity; Chicago; work; union
Downloads: 64
[audio]Labor Express Radio for 4-8-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-8-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode we hear from Cruz Salucio of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers about the McDonald’s campaign of the CIW in preparation for major actions against McDonald’s planned for April 13th & 14th in Chicago. We also have an episode of Tom Herriman’s Shift Break on the efforts to organize Starbucks workers. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs program...
Keywords: labor; chicago; justice; workers; unions; rights; work; movement; CIW; farm workers
Downloads: 206
[audio]Labor Express Radio for 4-22-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-22-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. This episode features an interview with Ken Barger, Director of Communications for FLOC (Farm Labor Organizing Committee) about the murder of FLOC organizer Santiago Rafael Cruz in Monterrey Mexico. It also includes an episode of Tom Herriman’s Shift Break on American Federation of Musicians Local 1000. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs program...
Keywords: labor; Chicago; justice; workers; unions; rights; work; movement; FLOC; farm workers; Tom Herriman; Shift Break; Mexico; immigrant; Santiago Rafael Cruz; Ken Barger; murder; assassination; local 1000; American Federation of Musicians
Downloads: 536
[audio]Labor Express Radio for 5-6-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-6-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Our post May Day 2007 episode, the bulk of the program involves interviews with participants in this year’s march and rally for immigrant workers rights in which hundreds of thousands participated. Also includes an interview with Chicago Teacher’s Union Activist Jackson Potter about a new documentary on Renaissance 2010, the plan by the Chicago Board of Education to privatize a large number of Chicago’s public schools...
Keywords: labor; chicago; justice; workers; unions; rights; work; movement; CTU; teachers; Ren 2010; Renaissance; Jackson; Potter; May Day; Mayday; immigrant; Haymarket; James Thindwa; march; rally; may 1; public schools; UNITE-HERE; march 10th coalition; CONFEMEX; NALACC
Downloads: 271
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